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Tomorrow Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will start the Tre Valli Varesine, our penultimate Italian one-day race of the season. The UCI 1.HC event starts in the city of Saronno and will finish after 193km in Varese.

Edvald Boasson Hagen won an epic final stage of the Eneco Tour. Our Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka rider was able to beat his 2 final breakaway companions to the line in Geraardsbergen, Niki Terpstra (Etixx-Quickstep) and Oliver Naesen (IAM Cycling) respectively. Terpstra secured the overall title after Rohan Dennis (BMC) crashed and lost a significant amount of time.

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio continued her fine run of form, finishing on the podium in Giro dell'Emilia Internazionale Donne Elite on Saturday. This comes after the South African won two stages and the overall in Giro della Toscana.

The Italian one-day racing continues this weekend as our Team Dimension Data for riders will take on the Giro dell Emillia on Saturday and the GP Beghelli on Sunday. Both events carry a UCI 1.HC ranking and so good quality fields will be on show to deliver some exciting racing.

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will get its end of year Italian racing campaign underway with the Giro della Toscana which starts tomorrow and the Coppa Sabatini which takes place on Thursday. The Giro della Toscana is a 2-day UCI 2.1 stage race and the Coppa Sabatini is a UCI 1.1 event.

The Wilro Lions Cycle Challenge took place on Sunday morning West of Gauteng. Clint Hendricks won the race from Calvin Beneke and Jason Oosthuizen in a sprint finish at Tarlton Raceway.

Amanzimtoti training partners Brennan Anderson and Hendrik Bester are looking forward to making their debut appearance at the Fedauto Sani Dragon in association with Mortimer Toyota when this year’s race takes place on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October.

Newcastle mountain bikers Rowan Bernstein and Chris van der Linde return to the 2016 Fedauto Sani Dragon in association with Mortimer Toyota on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October eager for another memorable two days of riding and an improved performance from their tenth placed effort last year.

Floating bridges, single-track and a few technical challenges lie in wait for riders when the Land Rover West Rand Silverstar MTB Challenge takes place on September 10.

South African Mountain bike Olympian Alan Hatherly has recently returned from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil and will be heading to the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands to tackle the 2016 edition of the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday 27 August. Entries for the event are open, and close at midnight tonight (Wednesday 24 August 2016).

An exciting mix of adventure trails awaits riders when the Sanlam MTB Invitational takes place from Rhebokskloof Wine Estate near Paarl on November 19 and 20.

In muddy, misty, cold and windy conditions HB Kruger produced some red-hot form to win his first ever Die Burger Mountain Bike Challenge over 75km in Stellenbosch.

The 2016 UCI World Gran Fondo World Championships took place in Perth, Australia from 1-4 September. South Africa’s Deno van Heerden brought home the gold medal after he claimed the victory in the Men’s 35-39 Road Race.

The 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Masters Championships will be taking place this year at the Manchester Velodrome, Great Britain, from 1-8 October. Track enthusiasts that will be going over to represent South Africa are looking forward to their trip next week, and hope to return with promising results. Some of these riders are first-timers to a World Championship, and some, such as World Champion Ilna Lemmer, return to battle it out with some of the best in the world once again.

As the Rio 2016 Olympic Games curtain drew to a close, cyclists Kyle Dodd (BMX), James Reid and Alan Hatherly (both MTB) reflected on the jubilation, the pain and experiences of a lifetime.

The Interprovincial Youth Festival will take place this year in Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape from 2-5 October 2016. Race organisers are expecting a great turnout from all nine provinces.

Cycling South Africa is proud to announce the under-23 Men’s National Road Cycling Team that will participate in the 2016 Tour de l’Avenir, taking place in France from 20 to 27 August. The eight-day race covers a total distance of 898.9 kilometres and is made up of seven race days and an Individual Time Trial on one day.

The 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships took place from 20-24 July at the World Cycling Centre in Aigle, Switzerland, where South African road and track cycling ace, Jason Oosthuizen, broke a National Record in the Junior 3000m Individual Pursuit.

Images from the Wilro Lions Cycle Challenge that took place at the Tarlton Raceway.

Images from the 2016 Rand Water Race for Victory.

Images from the interclub criterium held at Nasrec.

Images from the Wattbike challenge held at Monte Casino.

Images from the 2016 Tour Durban. Bradley Potgieter won the men's event and Lise Olivier won the women's event.

Images from the 2016 Emperors Palace Road Classic held at Emperors Palace Casino.

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